America the Traumatized:How 13 Events of the Decade Made Us the PTSD Nation

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    Video help for soldiers with PTSD...
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    Interactive Video Helps US Soldiers With Combat Stress
    March 08, 2013 — Soldiers around the world who fight in war zones often face similar issues once they return home, including trying to get back to their normal routines. They may have problems readjusting and experience severe anxiety known as post-traumatic stress that can even lead to suicide. Psychological counseling may help, but so may interactive videos designed to help soldiers deal with combat stress. One video is helping some US soldiers who return from war.
     
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    New drug could block effects of PTSD...
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    Researchers Develop Treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
    June 06, 2013 > Researchers have developed a possible treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder, a mental condition characterized by increased anxiety, depression and problems with memory triggered by witnessing a traumatic event. Scientists say the drug potentially could be given to someone immediately following a trauma to prevent development of the psychiatric condition.
     
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    Granny says is from all dat drug dealin' goin' on...
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    PTSD at home: High rates of trauma found in civilian population
    February 3, 2014 ~ Americans in violent neighborhoods are developing PTSD at rates similar to combat veterans. Why aren’t hospitals screening them? It costs money.
     

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